Concurrent Breakout Panel Presentations: Spotlight on States

Monday, October 27, 2014 – 11:00-12:15 pm

Educator Effectiveness in the Digital Age

Facilitator: Jennifer Fritschi, Director, Strategic Partnerships, SETDA


  • Jason Bailey, Senior eLearning Strategist, Indiana Department of Education
  • Tracy Weeks, Chief Academic and Digital Learning Officer, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Discussant: Melinda George, President, National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future

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Shifting to Online Assessments

Facilitator: Lia Dossin, Manager Community and Technology, SETDA


  • Abe Krisst, Education Consultant, Academic Office, Connecticut Department of Education
  • Jennifer Sattem, Fellow, New York Regents Research Fund

Discussant: Susan Van Gundy, Principal Consultant and Founder, Eduvate

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Academic Content in the Digital Age

Facilitator: Geoffrey Fletcher, Deputy Executive Director, SETDA


  • Scott Cook, Director, Idaho Content Standards, Idaho Department of Education
  • Alex MacDonald, Director, Instructional Technology, Idaho Department of Education
  • Ron Nieto, Deputy Commissioner of Innovation, Florida Department of Education

Discussant: Michael Jay, President, Educational Systems, Inc.

Equity of Access for All Students: Broadband and Devices

Facilitator: Douglas Levin, Executive Director, SETDA


  • Stephanie Shipton, Institutional Analyst, State of Hawaii Department of Education
  • Sterling Beane, Chief Technology Officer, West Virginia Department of Education

Discussant: Joseph South, Deputy Director, Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education

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